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wild white woman -
so happy to find this site was on that years tour and had this taped from soundboard played it till it snapped seems like yesterday great show cool venue despite stuffy canadians was played on a canadian radio station too with wavy gravy announcing
Subject: Nothing Special
Back in 84, Kingswood was way outside of Toronto - you had to pass through farmland to get there. Now the sprawl has consumed it and the town of Maple is nothing more than a suburb (with a large amusement park). Bands of the Dead's caliber don't play there anymore.
Anyways, about the show, it's really not a great performance. Nobody in the band shines in particular and there's a clear lack of oomph. The only part I recommend is the encore with the Band; The New Orleans is a lot of fun and I wish they would have brought it into the regular repertoire.
Subject: The Dead in Wonderland. . .
First heard this one over FM radio. The broadcast also included an interview with JG -- he talked about "the hundredth monkey" -- and some archive tunes between sets: "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" was the theme. an acoustic (the only?) New speedway boogie, a beautiful Peggy-o, Satisfction was something blue, can't quite recall whst other tune?....
Subject: Good but a tad overrated
I think if this show was not in Canada (rare) and did not have the unique encore it would be relegated to the middle of the '84 pack. This recording has a distant "big shed" sound like Alpine or Poplar Creek. I think 4/1 takes first prize in '84.